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of quality in a child care setting is the training and education of the workforce, if we can up the bar on that. i think there's a lot that can be done. i think that, as far as quality is concerned -- you have about 28 states with a quality rating system. that is a really good thing. it is tough to be a parent. what questions do you ask? what do you look for? i think every parent wants the warm person who is going to be friendly and nice and you can click with because you want somebody who will love your children, but at the same time, the expectation should be if you are in a business with children, there should be other criteria. you should not have a history of violent offenses, so you would be no harm to the child. you should have some minimum training so that what you are doing can nurture the children and, hopefully, put them in a situation better ready to succeed when they start school. unfortunately, as i said, what we have seen from our studies is that is not happening. i want to end with one other thing it is called parents and the high costs of child care. we are not where we
not matter, nor did household income or education. getting maugham's past that critical two years is key. >> baltimore history. the city's first whether predicting crab took a stroll. we will introduce you to baltimore bill and tell you whether we're in for an early winter. >> and college students anncr: more anti-maryland ads. from this west virginia casino. they want marylanders to keep coming to west virginia... casinos like theirs. spending one hundred seventy million a year. question seven will keep those dollars at home. with a limited expansion of gaming that will mean... hundreds of millions for schools in the baltimore area... and across the state... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. guaranteed. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> alive, local, late breaking. you are watching wbal-tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m. with stan stovall and donna hamilton. >> news tonight, a group of towso
cut education by 20%. you can't do this by shoving 30, 35 people into a class and just teaching to some test... these are all issues that really he personally cannot relate to. to be able to afford an education, to want the very best public education system for your children. we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the mostst advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ ♪ [ romney ] my plan is to help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markkets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally champion small business. have tax
wealth and privilege but he e of aere he is becaus great education. obama 1 virginia in over mittolds a lead romney in virginia. abc7 is your station for the election. follow us on twitter for updates the campaign trail. >> some storms are moving into area. >> bob ryan is tracking them the weather center. these are slow-moving storms warningseason for the hail. possibility of some there has been one confirmed in the mountains. people around front royal, these warnings for the shenandoah valley and jackson, woodstock, see those areas of purple? that is where there could be some hail. the other one continues to move off toward the east. all of this is moving gradually east so it will be the metropolitan area s evening, 7:00, at 9:00, with some thunderstorms have had temperatures the 80's. widespread wind or damage. the new warnings are out until 6:45. >> a dramatic scene on wisconsin avenue. againsts a protest unfair foreclosures that the street in front of fannie mae. many were arrested however most them have never faced foreclosure. cooper has the story. >> it was billed as a protest
't matter... and he supports paul ryayan's budget which couldouut education by 20%. you can't do this by shoving 30, 35 people into a class and just teaching to some test... these are all issues that really he personally cannot relate to. to be able to afford an education, to want the very best public education system for your children. anncr: their dishonest ads are everywhere. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltime sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these adads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. voteor maryland jobs and schools.s. vote for question seven. >> and now the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> the kings are being worked out with the retirement plan issues. and many clinic was attended to refreshen skills. nl east is possibly one of the most com
to education. >> 48.5% of the slot machine proceeds and 15% of the table games revenues go directly into the education trust fund. that trust fund, even though our gaming regimen has only relatively recently started in maryland, over the last few years, i believe it has already jen yate rated in the -- generated in the neighborhood of $100 million for maryland schools. >> the governor said education funding in maryland has more than doubled from $3.9 billion in 2006 to $7.3 billion in next year's budget. >>> the news edge back in d.c. and a familiar scene today as "occupy" d.c. protestors hit the streets on the anniversary of their demonstrations here in the nation's capital. protestors return to rally against what they call corporate greed. dozens of people representing the so-called 99% marched downtown amid all of the chanting and chaos, protestors say they have only grown stronger and more determined. maureen umeh joins us live from northwest with a closer look at the fight. maureen? >> reporter: will, occupy protestors are making their way back here to a project that is being r
-span and educate themselves to receive more votes. host: thank you for the call. one of your saying -- as we said earlier, ross perot sitting down for his first extended interview in many years. an interview conducted in plano, texas on thursday by richard wealth. they were agreeing to have our cameras in the room. it is a 70 minute conversation including david walker, who has been working with him on a number of initiatives to educate voters on issues in the election. the debt and deficit exceed $16 trillion. his article will appear tomorrow in usa today. we will show you an excerpt in just a moment. first some context to ross perot. when he ran as a third-party, he talked about the growing debt. \ [video clip] >> the world of a unlamented opportunity. what what they say to us if they knew by the year 2000 we will have left them with a national debt of $8 trillion? what would they say if they knew we make them the first generation of americans with a standard of living below the generation below them? we cannot do this to our children. in this election we have the opportunity to choose a candida
and spoken language. >> this month, an increased effort to educate the young republic about dyslexia. tim tooten joined us in the studio with more. >> it turns out the international dyslexia association in baltimore is doing their part to get the word out, especially to parents. >> is a further apart than together? >> their mission is to educate talented and bright students struggling with dyslexia or other language-based learning differences. >> when i got here, i was not good at reading or writing. >> now? >> i amazing. i can , papers. i loved to read. games,"w i'm on "hunger and i cannot put it down. >> comprehension it is not an issue. they tend to be gifted in understanding the world. they struggle with the mechanics of language. >> we use smart boards. it's very hands-on. they really care. they care that you do well. but they're trying to help spread the word to parents about the symptoms. their son had been showing signs of dyslexia. >> they came back with some crazy have uninventive non- traditional spelling patterns. by friday, he had memorized and that point it was not ratified
live. he is a physical education teacher here at the school. thank you for being out here so early, we appreciate it donny. tell me about what is happening today. >> we are having our kick off assembly, we are going to challenge our kids to exercise and eat healthy for the next two weeks and the rest of their lives but the two week incentive program, 60 minutes a day. >> why is this so important? i know we are fighting childhood obesity. >> it's important for that reason, we are trying to fight heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, like you said, also we want to have kids stress free, exercise promotes that. also keep them more alert in schools to help them achieve better grades. >> reporter: torey smith is going to be here. >> they don't know that. they will find out 9:30 today. they will be e static imagine. >> you guys are going to keep records and logs. >> they track the progress for two weeks and raffle and prizes at the end from the ravens and our community as well. >> reporter: wonderful, wonderful. thanks so much for being here, how exciting for the kids, get them up and m
're working to help with the cost. abc2 news education reporter sherrie johnson has more on dyslexia month. >> reporter: all is quiet at the maryland golf and country club. it's part of theth -- 10th annual turnment a fund-raiser to offset expenses for students. >> our community has been very supportive. we have a unique mission where the kids come for a few years and transition back into a traditional schoolchildren. >> reporter: they serve children with dislex ya. the school offers everything from social studies to math, physical education and art. administrators say small class sizes are a must. >> it's pretty much ans. >> si call. it's a great group, but getting behind and helping kids basically be successful with their education desires, needs and goals is an easy thing to support you with. >> whether it's a gulf -- golf or tennis swing, they are working to provide a creditor for the saw its. >> the fund-raiser will be monday, october the 8th from 9:00 in the morning until 9:00 at night. >>> all right. coming up all new mat 6:00, the governor has a new plan to hold power companies mor
they are not maryland citizen. the group educating maryland kids coalition says 1% of student population is made up of dreamers. >> in order for these students to be eligible for in-state tuition through the maryland dream act their family must have filed income taxes for three years before going to a maryland college. and file taxes every year they are in college. >> reporter: dream act was well received in this neighborhood. the push will continue until election day on november 6th. cheryl conner abc2 news. >>> so called popular kids thought they pulled off a prank. it backfired. now they are embarrassed on tv ne. find out what happened here. >> it is cool overhead now. spotty showers moving across the state. it is a warm up in the seven- day forecast. that's coming up. >>> 16-year-old high school student was honored for the high school court as a prank. now the joke is on the bully. >> reporter: it was the whirl wind weekend that wasn't supposed to be. hummer limo at the homecoming dance. standing ovation on the football field. sophomore whitney on the homecoming court in her michigan high schoo
in the state. lawmakers say the expansion would raise revenue for education. but how much of the money will actually go to schools. i spoke with the director of the maryland budget and tax policy institute. it is a nonpartisan organization and he says if voters approve the referendum, there should be close to $200 million that goes into the education trust fund. by the year 2016. >> all of the money will go to the education trust fund and will go to local schools. but the state may then use some of the money it saves because it doesn't have to use tax dollars for that school aid, and use that for health care and public safety, and parks and other good things that we depend on from the state. so it helps the state treasury. it will help the budgets. >> right. >> but it is wrong to say that it will increase education aid dollar for dollar. >> so what about job creation? that is another thing that they speak of. the ones who want you to vote in favor of this referendum. head to myfoxdc.com for our entire interview. >> massive automatic federal cuts are set to take effect in three months.
ahead in the education alert, we'll tell you why so many students at one local high school are taking college level courses. >>> if elections were held today, where would marylanders stand on expanded gambling? we'll break down the numbers and more. tfrjts key to the weekend weather, less humid, with mild temperatures. it will be very nice. details just ahead. >>> all right. take a look at that time radar first and fwifgive you three ho worth of radar to show you the weather system and clouds associated with it have moved on. that's progress with that front moving out of the picture. we get into a different air mass. the rain threat, the thing was stalled for awhile. just off to our north and west. we just kept -- we have this rain. we didn't get a lot of rain out of it. it was hanging over the head all the time. some of you did get close to an inch of rain. it was a pick and choose area as far as that's concerned. right now, it's 58 at the airport. inner harbor 62. we have partly cloudy skies. 78 fnt humidity. 29.98 the barometer. still on the low side and falling. still on the proce
. that is perpetuating. total falsehood for them to say we're not investing in education. >> the spokesman behind the ads say they're not our assertions but independent media fact checks. >>> the washington redskins are endorsing question 7. the organization said that it supports major economic initiatives. county leaders are thrilled and say it's a major endorsement they never expected. >> i think it's a big endorsement. not only leaders in the washington area, but a great company in prince georges county that didn't have to do this and doesn't have anything with the issue any going on and came in saying this is good for public service and the county and this is a big endorsement for us and we're pleased. >> and hundreds of millions in revenue and a new casino and table games. >>> coming up on the news edge. >> if this is you in this portrait, it's yours for the taking. i'm beth parker. fine art next to a dumpster, not what you might expect coming up. i will tell you about the new form of art that is hitting the streets of d.c. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students th
portion will definitely be going to education. >> and college students from china are in college park for a joint performance. i will take a behind-the-scenes coming out. >> a unique collaboration producing a one of a kind performance. >> kim dacey has teh details. >> performers in this unique production of "a midsummer night's dream" , from two different continents. some of them are in college students from beijing. >> we bonded right away. >> she helped coordinate the collaboration. they have been rehearsing since the beginning of september. it has been a learning experience for all of them. >> they perform in a more natural way. >> this style is definitely a lot more difficult than i had imagined. it's a very intricate. every movement counts in chinese opera. you have to watch your whole body. >> the learning extends far beyond the stage. they have gotten to experience american culture and they have forged a bond beyond being performers. >> we did not have any problems in basic communication, but more important is that we communicate hart to hart. now we're not only like a team but
in place of a high school diploma. more recent higher standards. some educators say that will make the changes tougher. >> it will be more difficult. because it is common core and standards have gotten tougher for traditional high school students. standards have to be tougher for the g.e.d. >> the new version becomes available january 2014. >> maryland voters will decide whether hundreds of students will be able to afford college. critics complain the dream act awards illegal immigrants by giving them in state tuition rates. young people some path to fulfill their dreams. bruce leshan has a look. >> this is the chance for me to go to university of maryland. >> cam pose pos is a dreamer. >> to give back to society. i could be saving your life in the future. >> his parents brought him to the u.s. at 12. he graduated from kennedy high school, earned straight a's at montgomery college, was diagnosed with bone cancer at 18. >> i want to save lives. just like my life was saved once. >> ricardo could scrape together enough money, but he says the out of state tuition charged undoc
. >>> ahead, how some educators could make an extra $20,000. >>> aik kennedy center controversy, questions over honorees. >> good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. rain is finally on its way out. veronica johnson is live on the storm team 4 weather deck. is it raining out there, veronica? >>> it is not raining out here. the only drops are the drops from the canopy of the tree i'm standing under and the wet weather deck. big puddles await you when you step outside. wet roadways too, as danella sealock will tell you. temperature-wise, it's pretty comfortable. the wind is light, and that's what's actually lending itself to fog. as we head over to clinton, maryland, 65 around prince george's county and around camp springs. good morning to you folks over in burke. you're at 63. montgomery county 64 degrees right now. there's that rain. it is out of here east of baltimore. and annapolis, maryland, right now, it continues to head off toward middletown up in areas of eastern maryland right now. until 10:00 a.m., there's a dense fog advisory again. that's what we're talking about f
in education. that investment is not limited to more money. it also means getting parents involved. it also means expecting more from everybody along whole education ecosystem, from administrators to policy-makers to teachers come expecting more out of everyone. so what i have on the table in san antonio is basically a 1/8 cent sales tax that will cost the median household in the city $7.81 per year. mind you, every day in texas, it cost $359.81 to keep a juvenile incarceration. what we have on the table is the opportunity to educate more than 22,404-year-olds with -- 22,400 4-year-olds with high quality pre-k. >> i don't believe that taxes are inherently evil. >> that will be tweeted, by the way. [laughter] give them a second. [laughter] >> i do believe that taxes are inherently evil. i'd like them and nobody likes the impaired but it will the voters in san antonio that there is no way to sugarcoat this. i am asking you for this tax increase. more than that, i believe in you. i believe that may put it in front of you, you can make a decision as to whether or not you want to make this inves
in police custody and his family wants answers. >> state schools need more educators. subsection need more teachers the most? >> we have a little rain in the forecast today. >> there is an accident in cecil county on 95. [ male announcer ] with ultra-filtered water from the first hands-free system, and micro-climate controls powered by twinchill technology, the new ge french door refrigerator puts fresh in a whole new light. come see the new ge french door refrigerator for yourself at bray & scarff. buy now and save up to $500. but hurry this incredible offer ends october 10th. come in today or visit online at brayandscarff.com. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> today is are executive producers birthday. >> today is also a national love note day. you may want to write something to someone. [laughter] >> this is love notes day. >> i do not way to feel left out. thanks, man. >> and we are
states and independent audits will guarantee the money goes where it is supposed to. >> on education, the examiner says, quote, school spending in maryland won't increase. and the capital agrees. the sun conclude, quote, question seven is a bad deal for maryland. check the facts for yourself. vote no on question seven. >> well, we are taking a closer look at the issue this morning. joining us with more insight is neil bergman, the director of maryland budget and tax policy institute. man we're glad you're here today. we're glad you're here today. first of all, just those ads, they sort of, you know, put up against each other, you can just see the message, it is clearly, you know, opposed, and tell us what -- when we're watching those, what to believe and what to take from that. >> the first thing to remember is that the money behind those ads are the competing casino owners. >> okay. >> so they are really fighting to put their customer base and their market share. and they're looking for the arguments that will try to persuade us to vote their way. but of course, there are important
have? >> well, the first one is jobs. we go to college thinking that we will receive the education that will enable us to get a good paying job out of college. for the past four years, college graduates have a 30% chance that he or she will be unemployed or underemployed. that is not to acceptable. we have spent too much time and effort in college to go out into the labor market and have it to be completely unpredictable and turbulent environment for us. we think there needs to be better policies enacted for businesses to grow and higher. in addition, we are very focused on the debt and the deficit. the spending of the government is out of control. it needs to be fixed. if we keep spending, it is not sustainable. it is not fair to other generations. >> how long have you been a republican? the republican party today has a lot of diversity within it in terms of opinions of a social and economic issues. which one is the most important you about being a republican? >> i would say i became a republican when senator obama was running for presidency. that is when i was interested in polit
a difference. >> for college. or any post educational school. whether it is technical or cosmetic me to go, anything, an education past high school. >> reporter: healing comes too. the baby girl is named for the grandfather she will not have the chance to know. 31 minutes after sonny buchanan was shot, this man was putting gasoline into his taxi at a mobile station in aspen hill when he, too, was killed by a bullet that seemed to come from nowhere. years of sadness for his family has been lessened by the boy brought by baby pria. >> my mom, she lost her best friend. and it was definitely the hardest on her. my daughter pria has been born. >> reporter: there will be a vigil to honor the memory of the sniper victim thursday at 6:30. it takes place at the goshen united methodist church. reporting live, jackie bensen, news4. >>> those speed cameras in d.c. there could be some changes. tomorrow meks of the d.c. council will hole a meeting in which they'll look into lowering the fines. official say they'll be hearing from citizens groups who have complained. those cameras are there to raise mone
-- education, research and development, clean energy technology. >> those aren't sort of specific proposals. what i'm asking you is -- >> let's talk about -- >> they haven't passed. >> 100,000 new math and science teachers. we need that to move forward as a country. >> that's a total, though, right? >> educating -- training two million new workers in our community colleges in conjunction with business to fill jobs that are open right now. boosting american manufacturing by ending the tax break that sends jobs overseas and giving tax incentives to companies that start manufacturing businesses here. these are specific tangible proposals and, candy, i believe that they will pass because i believe the american people are supportive of that. >> but they haven't passed. >> it will be rendered on november 6 wrth. >> no, they haven't. >> for two years jobs -- >> some of the specific proposals haven't, but, candy, think about the logical extension of what you're saying. what you're saying is so we select the other guy because he will implement the proposals of the republican congress has pushed to c
made of america's 10 sharpest cities. education level, eating, and habits considered. san francisco came in first. reader's digest found seven in residents with at least a l below thedegree fal average. fremont california was in third place. traffic on the dulles access will come to a stop for two minute stretches between 9:00 t trucks 2:00 p.m. sal more sections of the e for the metrog station. be similar traffic friday. if you want to get away and stay by, check out the cox farms forat free. its this week to give away. can win four tickets to the fields ofnd four at fear tickets. winner eachunce a the 6:00week during a.m. hour of good morning washington. it is 67 degrees. >> the redskins show their for a controversial measure appearing on the nove i don't spend money ongasoline. i am probably going to the gas station abt once a month. last time i was at a g station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male annnnouncer ] and it's not just these owners
feel a team approach is most effective. >> the educators are the ones who scan really take the reigns on -- reins on this and help. >> reporter: a team of concussion specialists developed one of the most comprehensive programs out there. >> we realize every school has resources. it helps assign rolls to the members and what their responsibilities are. >> reporter: teachers can help identify symptoms day to day. counselors can help make accommodations and administrators can communicate between family and school staff. after recovering from symptoms, tyler is back to normal and his mom is grateful there's now a guide. >> i would love for our coaches to know, for our teachers to know. >> reporter: linda so, abc2 news. >> if your child suffers a country cushion, be sure to -- concussion, let your school know so they can monitor them. >> we have a complete resource guide at abc2news.com/concussion. this guide will give you everything you need to know. for the latest information on recognizing them to rankings of the safest helmets. there's a less of questions every parent should ask. abc2n
website and click on our education page. >>> coming up at 6:00, you could still be voting even after you're gone. how maryland voter registration rules allow the dead to remain eligible to vote. >> everyone in baltimore is getting excited about the orioles. those stories and more are coming up at six. here's a preview of what's ahead at 6:30. >> we're going global to a place where families crave american products. how can they create american jobs? on world news with diane sawyer on abc. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. >>> remember the lottery wi
of opportunity for everyone to come out and enjoy the event. there is educational exhibits as well for kids to have fun while learning about public safety and the environment. >> the carnival for the first time this year, and an incredible number of events out here. face painting, petting zoo, a dozen food vendors. it's all about education and fun here at fair fax county. >> and i also understand there will be an appearance of a certain peacock. this event starts at 10:00, runs to five, and the event is free. this is the second and last day of this event. we're live in fairfax county. back to you. >> derek paints quite a picture. >> i wonder if he will come back with some face paint. >> i'm wearing it, you can't tell? >> very natural look for you. >> maybe i'll go for a different picture next time. >>> new this morning, two area earthquakes rattled north texas. both quakes were centers just west of dallas texas and hit just after midnight. >> i left california, i thought i was done with earthquakes. i was in the 90s san francisco earthquake, and the so i feel like they're just following me,
there will be exceptions. >> for purposes of education, that's absolutely a okay. it doesn't have any ap mrikability to the private sector either. >> this proposal is now headed to a hearing where the public will get a chance to weigh in. tim tooten wbal tv news. >>> 5:26, 54 at the airport. coming up we'll take a look at the morning's top stories. >>> plus, he continues to beat the odds. the battle a teen has faced and the pot of gold he's now cashing in. >>> and it's mostly dry right now around the baltimore metro area, but that could change later today. we'll have details coming up in the forecast. px good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey t cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> welcome back 11 news sunday morning. thanks for joining us. >> first let's take another look outside with ava. >> i think it sho
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you can start figuring that out sooner. in fact, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. ♪ ooh, yeah, ooh-ooh, yeah ♪ ooh, yeah, ooh-ooh, yeah ♪ i love ya ♪ ooh, yeah, ooh-ooh, yeah [ female announcer ] introducing new special k popcorn chips. with 28 buttery chips for 120 calories, you can bring the flavor of the movies home and still stay on track. freedom to enjoy. what will you gain when you lose? find them in the cracker aisle. what will you gain when you lose? number of students that wea lot of problehave.th the... resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean one hundred ninety nine million a year... for schools...gaming revenue that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for
resigned in march for reasons still unknown. umc specializes in online education for many students, half ofitary members and their families. >> little warm out? >> tell us what you got there, buddy. >> guess who's dancing gangnam style this morning. i hold up t-shirts from my school visits. this is a t-shirt that was printed that says national league east division champions. am i saying this? is this real? is this a dream? it's not a dream. it happened last night. >>> as we take a look outside, there is washington as bleary eyed nats fans are waking up this morning after the celebration last night. what a wonderful, wonderful event for our city and for our whole region and for all the nats fans. 65 now at reagan national and cloudy there. just to the west there are showers coming there. a long train of rain that stretches from the carolinas all the way up to the mid-atlantic states. closer to washington now. getting a few sprinkles in montgomery county, 270 up to frederick, and interstate 70 frederick up to baltimore. and farther south and west of us from generally 66 through fairfax all
were headed for israel. thh american israel education foundation picked up the 11,3oo ttb. twenty freshman ttip.[sepp nterview ]]ot in p5:444"at least they are not taxpayee funded."trt+;02pete sepp heeds uppthe national taxpayers union.[sot in pete sepp]sot in 25:54:21 "its hard to know exactly what kind of relationships get forgeddon these trips that might lead to sooe kind of bbdgetary impllcaaions in thh future." trt=:10[take graphic -- pleaseuse jpeg pictures here with $$$ figures and number off trips if it can fit on the pictures]reee ellmers' took two trips..total cost over 36 thousand dollars. ellmers and &pother fressman declined to talk to s forrour story. i'm patrice harris reporring in the end, the guardian found -- tte new guard is no different than the old. maryland's first district fresman representative, republiian andy harris has &ptaken two of these so- called free trips during this congress. thhee gifts were valled at juut under 20 thousand dolllrs. 3 if you would like to see more &pof our waste watch investigation in collaboration with the washington
a high- quality education. >> reporter: on the same night, they got together a few hundred people who say the dream athis anything -- act is anything but a dream. they join more than 130,000 people to push a referendum to push the final say to voters. it would allow immigrants to pay in-state tuition. students would have to attend community college for two years before applying to a state college or an university. >> they are not really maryland citizens. >> i don't think my children should have to pay regular children and illegals get a benefit. >> reporter: they are the same people who will work polls on election day, the same people who are pushing voters to check yes to the dream act. >> reporter: cheryl conner, abc2news. >> now members of the group hold a news conference on saturday morning before they go and knock on five thousand doors? do you plan to vote on the dream act? a marketing survey shows that 58 percent of maryland residents do. some of the other hot button issues, 54% said you are voting for barack obama, 51% said they would vote for same-sex marriage, only 41% said you
more difficult. donna lowry has tips to make sure your kids get on track in today's education color. >> a lottery, and then with these courses -- >> counselor erica jackson is trying to put help andrea understand why she needs particular classes, and she is realizing why her plan would have led to a heavy course load. >> it is too much on you. i needed that. >> like counselors here are choosing courses for incoming students, a change from the past where students look through a book or an online list of courses and decided what to take. >> it is critical that the classes are perfect in terms of their academic success. >> this freshman likes the help. >> it was making me realize which i want to do, which was better than finding all these subjects and having to learn them. >> the counselors steer them away from courses in their majors and towards core classes early on, hoping they will do well. if they do, they are more likely to stay in school. when it comes to retention rates, georgia ranks 34th in the nation with just 73% of college freshmen returning their second reyear. it is why
'm joined by physical education teachers and health teachers. we have donny white, jennifer la point. they are joining us this morning. we really appreciate it. tell us a little bit about what happens today. you have players visiting, lots of things going on. >> an assembly planned at 9:30, to celebrate the kickoff of project aces, which started yesterday and the support from the ravens and the play 60 program. we are excited, torey smith is coming and the kids will be surprised. >> ex-lents. donny, tell me about the problems with childhood obesity and why the program is important. >> we know childhood obesity leads to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and it's important because we want to be an advocate for a healthy, active lifestyle. >> reporter: what do you want students to take away from the event. >> we want them to exercise and understand the importance of it and get their family out and moving. >> reporter: all right. tell me, on december 2nd, the ravens steelers, game -- >> if they dog and complete it, they will have a chance to be chosen for one boy and girl to go to the rav
personally cannot relate to. education, children. >>> a road construction truck burst into flames while it was laying down adhesive for lane markers. troopers say the truck was carrying a large propane tank that exploded. the fire, no one was hurt. >>> a community in virginia joined together to mourn the loss of an entire family. frentds, coworkers and classmates turning out at the united methodist church in herndon, lighting candles to remember the peterson family. police tell us that 57-year-old albert peterson shot and killed his 52-year-old wife, kathy and their two sons, christopher and matthew. he then turned the gun on himself. co-workers got worried when kathy did not show up for work for the second day in a row. the larger community is left to ask, why? >>> a tip from a dying man has the fbi hoping to solve one of the country's most legendary mysteries. the search for jimmy hoffa's body is now in the back of a home in roseville. something unusual did turn up on ground penetrating radar. now, police plan to start digging. they are not optimistic they are going to find hoffa but
part in a ribbon cutting ceremony to open a allied health education center. senator mikulski will be there. after the ceremony you can take a tour of the newly construcked building and see where students are being trained. >>> and the second round of mosquito spraying takes place in anne arundel county tonight. spraying will begin at 7:30 in the eastport area as expected to last into the morning hours. so far there, have been 33 reported cases of west nile in maryland. 3 people have died from the disease. >>> they served time in canton mow bay -- began tan mow bay and now he is back home in canada. also a -- shall beganton mow bay -- began tan mow bay. wççÑçÑ >>> it's 10 minutes until 5 and we are check news around world. and a convicted terrorist and former guantanamo bay prisoner is in canada. during the weekend the 26-year- old was transferred from the u.s. military prison to a maximum security facility in ontario where he will completehis sentence. in 2010 he pleaded guilty to killing a u.s. soldier in afghanistan and spent two years at guantanamo bay and was eligibl
come every year. it really is a fun time for people. and informational and educational time for them. >> that's right. because we have information for people on housing and health care and legal and financial information. even entertainment and all those kinds of things that people are looking for you get a chance to pick up information. also lots of free giveaways and door prizes. it's a lot of fun plus a live band. >> and some entertainment. if you are 50 or older or if you have a loved one who is 50 or older, you'll want to come to these two expos. this sunday it's going to be at ballston mall in virginia. on sunday, the 14th of october it's going to be at white flint mall. stuart will be there. >> noon to 4:00 both days, both locations. >> that's important, noon to 4:00. come on out. i'll be there. and we'll have lots of fun. and of course don't forget to pick up your free copy of the beacon newspaper. if you live in montgomery county, the league of women voters has an outline that you'll want. >> 20-page voters guide. very helpful about all the different issues facing montgomery
.c. area students with education and hands-on training. the goal is to raise an thousand dollars for vocational training. and scholarships for at risk youth ss. a firsthand view of history being celebrated today, a funeral under way for this woman. edie williams was 112 years old d.c.'s oldest president. she was born in 1900. she visits -- witness every historic moment from the first flight to the moon landing into the unmanned missions to mars. the faa investigating multiple incidents in wiwhich passenger seats came loose. a flight from boston to miami had to make an emergency landing on saturday. and yesterday a flight from new york to miami had to return after includes seats were and discovered. and another flight from colorado to dallas as well had suits that came loose last week. >> it could be sabotaged or just sloppiness. it's a disaster either way. >> american airlines said that the planes had recently undergone maintenance work that required the seats to be removed and installed again. this was on eight 77 boeing jets. we cannot call it a total washout, but it kind of lo
believe that every child in maryland deserves a high quality education. >> the students plan to hold a news conference saturday before they go door to door. opponents of the measure say illegal immigrants should not be allowed to pay instate tuition to go to college because they're not here legally. >>> if your child has student loan debts, they're not the only ones. new estimates say one in five, every household right now a student is carrying some sort of loan with student dote. now, this comes as -- debt, now, this comes as more people are borrowing money, the average student loan in 2010, almost 27 thousand dollars. that's almost double than back in 1995. the nation's total student loan debt is approaching one trillion dollars. >>> halloween won't be too scary for retailers this year because the national retailers federation says 7 in 10 americans are going to shell out big bucks. it's predicted they're going to spend $8 billion on costumes, decorations and candies and the pets are getting in on the fun, spending a record $370 million on costumes for our dogs and cats. >>> after
is it that we have to be so proud of in terms of the cultural, the artistic, and the educational contributions of african-americans from precolonial times to making this county what it is today. i learned something -- i learn something new every day from my staff, from my exhibitors, and the programming is amazing. the other thing is we needed to be more than just a museum. we needed to be a cultural center which means we take the culture to the people as well as have the people come to us and we ask everybody in prince george's county. the culture of african- americans is a never ending story. what are you going to contribute to the next chapter? >> i'm just happy that you've asked me to be a part of the gail la. it's saturday at mar -- gala. it's saturday. it's at martins crosswinds. tickets are available. if you go to jchayward.com, there is a link to the museum and you can get more information. and the money that is garnered from this gala will go towards the museum. >> it goes towards the museum. it goes towards programs which are actually award winning programs. award winning programs fo
hopkins medical center setting up booths to educate you about cancer resources that are available. there are going to be reps from a number of organizations including the red cross and american cancer society. it goes from eleven to two on the medical campus. >>> school lunches may be healthier but students aren't please requested how this is going so they are starting to -- pleased with how this is going so they are starting to rebel. >> you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland,. >> three weeks of mounting frustration among coaches, players and you the fans, a deal has been reached so when will those regular nfl refs, return to the field. >>> a 4-year-old shot and his mother injured, the details of what may have led to the violence. >>> and baltimore bill walked the plank yesterday and watch this. that guy sprint and had is predicting an early winter. good morning i'm charley crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle thanks so much for joining us. all of the technology we have in the weather center and we're talking about a crab. >> the crab told us what
is a physical education teacher and beth, also a health teacher at the school, angie, what is happening here today? >> today's, we are having a surprise kickoff assembly for the project aces and nfl play 60 event. >> can you tell me about why the program is important? >> it's important to really reverse the trends of childhood obesity. obese children turn in to obese adults. there is a lot of health problems associated with that. it's important to get kids to fuel up on healthy foods and play 60, exercise 60 minutes everyday. >> what kind of problems are we seeing when we are talking about children? >> childhood diabetes is on the rise. obese children turn in to obese adults. there is a lot of different health problems associated with that. >> this assembly starts at 9:30. you are going to have the ravens here, what do you want students to take away from this experience? >> well, we want them to understand that an active lifestyle will mote um vat them to make better choices -- motivate them to make better chases and help them pursue better. >> reporter: there is a log, you are going to trac
education for elementary school students got a big boost today froo the national science foundation. senator benncardin ann mayor stephanie rawlings- bbakeewere on hand at arlington elementary school in northwest baltimorr to nnnunce a 7 pointt4 million doolar grant that will fund a partnership between johns hopkins system.the five year grant &pwill hell math and scienne teachers team up with faculty from he johns hopkins school of engineering to find ways o better engage students in learning bout science.. &p3311"how proud you muss be, t know when you drive by the school...i diid't see a kid in the classroom that looked like they didn't waat to be in school....they were exccted about schooll...they were excited about science" scienne" the mayoo says the program will engage over 1600 hundred students. tto fat... to.... join thh military. military. that's... exxctly... what a group of retired militarr leaders... ps... now calling... a... to... a... new report... from the group.../, one... n... four ...young peeple... is... too overweight off.. the problem, ...they say...
they believe and we believe that every child this maryland deserves a high quality education. >> opponents of the measure say that illegal immigrants should not be allowed to pay instate tuition because they're not legal citizens. >> if you receive social security benefits or any kind of that, we'll talk about a new target that scams people who get those benefit thes. >>> and we'll have some of the biggest orioles fans, the kids. we'll hear from them when good morning maryland continues. >>> the orioles came back with a vengeance last night against the toronto blue jays crushing them 12-2. chris davis and manny had two home runs a piece and tied a franchise record dating back almost 50 years and almost in the 80s, 7 home runs in the game. they remain a game and a half behind the yankees for the al east division league and keep a half game lead on the a's and play the red sox this weekend and it's important to keep that spot in the wild card race because if there's a play off it will be played here. and more and more of the birds continue the best season in more than a decade. there are a l
pass it around, with the -- >> it could be an educational experience, properly handled. >> that's what they say is happening here, a well. amy robach, glad to have you here, this morning. >> thank you very much. >>> and lady gaga is firing back at her critics for talked about her weight gain. she's putting candid shots online of her body. and she wants others to do the same. i think she looks great in those photos, by the way. >>> the celebrated author in the harry potter phenomenon, out with an adult novel. i should say a novel for adults. j.k. rowling. >> thank you, george. she's talking to cynthia mcfadden. >>> we have "modern family," taking over "gma." all week. today. >> it's emmy winner julie bowen. she's here. and i understand, so is her emmy dress. we can distusz that couture gown. >> chartreuse took over the red carpet. >> are you playing a drinking game with chartreuse? >> we've got to commit. that's all. >>> a lot coming up. we have to shift gears right now. a story we've been following out of georgia. a bizarre murder trial, where a convicted stalker is defending himself a
government in afghanistan. we talk about education, an army, 200,000 to 300,000 people. we have experts say, who will win? who are you picking? the way we look at it is not positivistic social science. it is anthropological. it is geographical. it is historical. this person hated that person's visions of the military. the senior general in the pakistani military told me, you americans think of your army and how sergeant gonzales from los angeles and the corporal from chicago and the major from new jersey all come into the military. you are all put into the military and it is a uniform group and you mix the pieces. we see this part of the world, especially afghanistan, as needing a regimental area. in your attempt to define the end game with institutions you are comfortable with, you are missing the point. they see the america effort, a transformational vision of afghanistan, that transformation effort -- little girls go to school, making it into something, spending a huge amount of money. i would argue the pakistanis have a static notion. they have been this way for 1000they beat the brits
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